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Month: November 2009

Students March Against Vandalism, in Support of Campus Beauty

On Sunday, Nov. 15, about 20 St. Mary’s students gathered at the Campus Center for the “Keep St. Mary’s Beautiful Walk.” The event, organized by juniors Danny Ruthenberg-Marshall and Tess Wier, was meant to voice the discontent with recent acts of vandalism on campus. Students walked around campus, posting signs at the sites of the vandalism and carrying a banner that read “Keep St. Mary’s Beautiful.” The walk ended at the community garden, where participants cleaned up the mess created a few weeks before.

College Not to Implement Porn-Policy

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, the Board of Regents of the Maryland state university system decided against legislation that would regulate pornography on state campuses. This vote came after several months of debate over the constitutionality of such a policy in terms of possible violations of the First Amendment right to free speech.

Galupo Discusses Gender Identity

On Monday, Nov. 9, Dr. Paz Galupo spoke in Cole Cinema about the definition and role of bisexuality in our culture and how bisexuals are involved in the same-sex marriage debate. Her talk, entitled “Bisexual Visibility and Same-Sex Marriage: Expanding Perspectives on Marriage Equality,” began with Galupo stepping onto stage Read More

Professor Estimates Power of Gerbil Sun

For the final Natural Science & Mathematics (NS&M) Colloquium lecture of the semester, Dr. Larry Weinstein, a physics professor from Old Dominion University and co-author of Guesstimation: Solving the World’s Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin, presented “The Art of Guesstimation: How to Use Mathematics and Common Sense Read More